World people's conference on climate change and the rights of mother earth
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In the wake of the failed UN Climate talks in Copenhagen and rich nations promoting the unwelcome 'Copenhagen Accord', the Bolivian government convened the 'World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth' on April 19-22. Civil society organizations and movements have active participation in this conference.

Related in-depth reports: climate change, UN climate conference - Copenhagen, December 2009

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Women and climate change in Cochabamba
An analysis of the Peoples’ Agreement that emerged from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, held from 20 to 22 April in Cochabamba (Bolivia) may lead us to think that the gender issue was not present at that Conference.
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Coalition of climate communities launched in Bolivia
As 20,000 people from all parts of the world gathered in Bolivia to attend the People’s World Summit on Climate Change, the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) launched a Coalition of Climate Communities in a side event during the summit.
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Wanted: World referendum, climate justice tribunal
A world people's referendum on climate change will be held in April 2011 for the earth's peoples to decide how to address this global problem. This was one of the final resolutions Thursday at the close of the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, held in the central Bolivian city of Cochabamba.
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Program of the Conference
Official web site of the conference

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